Jack T. Stapleton, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Contact Information

Primary Office
SW54-4 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Resident, Medicine, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel HIll, NC
Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology & Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellow, Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Licensure and Certifications

Infectious Diseases - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular Medicine, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational Biomedicine, Medical Scientist Training Program

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Helen C. Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, NIH Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit

Research Summary

Dr. Stapleton's research interests focus on the molecular biology, epidemiology and effects of co-infection of hepatitis C virus (HCV), human GB virus type C (HGBV - also called hepatitis G virus), and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In addition, he has clinical studies under way related to antiviral therapy and the management and therapy of HIV, hepatitis C virus, and GBV-C.